There is a poignant story connected with this work. Freya Parr, editorial assistant. $5.95 / J S Bach composed the Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor in approximately 1723 when he was in Weimar. by Elgar from J. S. Bach's "Fugue for Organ in C Minor, BWV 537") by Sir Edward Elgar/Royal Albert Hall Orchestra on Amazon Music. 1978), a native of … Bach composed the Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor for pipe organ in the 1720s. The "Fantasia" from this 1926 recording has already been uploaded here on its own. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Fugue in C minor op. Though ingenious arrangements of works such as the Double Violin Concerto in D minor and Brandenburg Concerto No. To be sure if a piece is suitable for you, take a look at the score. The result adds blood and thunder to what was already a spine-tingling piece of music. A piece may be easy for the strings but difficult for the brass; it may feature a tricky instrumental solo but the other parts may be relatively straight forward. E = Grade 6 to 8 They met in 1920, eager to heal the rift caused by the First World War. Here is a link to the audio instead. Bach arranged by Edward Elgar. J.S. Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau’s 2018 album After Bach responds directly to Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier: Mehldau performs four preludes and one fugue from the collection, interspersed with original compositions taking inspiration from each piece. Bach’s initial pieces become themes, and Mehldau’s variations. Bach – Fantasia in C minor op. Fugue The title Fantasia, the use of triplets and the rather fitful yet airy character are all hallmarks of the empfindsame (sensitive) style. F = Grade 7 and over A renowned improviser himself, Bach lends himself to the jazz form particularly well. The music begins in a mood of resigned serenity that builds into something like majestic awe, as if the listener were walking around a deep, still lake to the foot of a towering mountain. J.S.Bach's Fantasia & Fugue in C minor as orchestrated by Elgar, then arranged for organ duet by Richard Brasier and Tom Bell. Clapham Town End (Elgar, Edward) F. Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 537 (Bach, Johann Sebastian) G. God Save the King (Carey, Henry) I. In the end Elgar created the entire Orchestration himself and it was given its premiere in 1922 almost two centuries precisely since Bach wrote the original. Should you need more than one copy (such as for a choir or orchestra) then you must purchase as many "copies" as you need; you will still only have one file to download but the licence will authorise the number of copies purchased. Elgar proposed an Orchestration of the work dividing the work into two parts with Richard Strauss in the 1920’s. Elgar’s orchestral transcription of the Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor came about over a casual lunch with Richard Strauss, in 1920. C = Grade 4 to 6 But when that did not occur, Elgar orchestrated the Fantasia as well. I hadn’t come across the Bohemian musician before, but his thoughtful take on Bach seems to tap into its very essence. Bach is ripe territory for jazz musicians. The Fantasia in 6/4 is basically a “lamento”, dominated by sighing motifs. J.S.Bach's Fantasia & Fugue in C minor as orchestrated by Elgar, then arranged for organ duet by Richard Brasier and Tom Bell. "Bach/Elgar, Fantasia and Fugue in C Mino ..." has been removed due to a copyright notification. A = for players up to UK Grade 3 The BBC Music Magazine team names their favourite interpretations and arrangements of works by the Baroque legend, Elgar’s orchestration is magical, taking one of Bach’s most austere organ works and giving it a tender, nostalgic touch – the use of the harp in the Fantasia is divine, as is the lead into the fugue with plangent oboe… The fugue itself romps along from its opening strident strings to blasting brass. Fantasia and fugue (J.S. If this Fantasia and fugue in C minor had not survived in two manuscripts in Bach’s own handwriting, it might have been attributed to one of his composer sons, Carl Philipp Emanuel or Wilhelm Friedemann. I loved everything about Vikingur Olafsson’s recent Bach disc for Deutsche Grammophon, and I clearly wasn’t alone as it was named Recording of the Year at our Awards. "Bach/Elgar, Fantasia and Fugue in C Mino ..." has been removed due to a copyright notification. At the meeting, Elgar proposed that they orchestrate this work by Bach. Fantasia & Fugue arr.Brasier & Bell (Organ duet), Fantasia & Fugue arr.Brasier & Bell (Organ Solo), https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/. It’s all infectiously buoyant stuff, full of South American sunshine. Mix yourself a caipirinha, sit in the sun… and enjoy! 4 in E minor. Camerata Brasil’s Bach in Brazil album provided the soundtrack to my summer in 2000, the year of its release. Elgar) ; The sanguine fan ; Falstaff. 86: II. It’s all infectiously buoyant stuff, full of South American sunshine. If you buy multiple copies you are allowed to print only up to that number of copies. 6 all feature on the album, it’s the opening Italian Concerto in F that is, for me, the pick of the bunch. Johann Sebastian was not the only composer in the family. Bach - Fantasia and Fugue in c minor BWV 537. Attributing a particular level of difficulty to an orchestral piece is awkward! Check out Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor, Op. Fantasia And Fugue In C Minor, Op.86 Composed By – J. S. Bach* Orchestrated By – Elgar* 3:21: 2: The Sanguine Fan - Ballet, Op.81 Composed By – Edward Elgar* 17:16: 3: Falstaff - Symphonic Study In C Minor Op.68 Composed By – Edward Elgar* 34:30 Oliver Condy, editor. Mix yourself a caipirinha, sit in the sun… and enjoy! He switches up tempos, puts things in jerky time signatures and takes the harmonies to unusual places. Music Publishers - Goodmusic, Roberton Publications & Leslie Music Supply. Here you have well-known JSB works combined with the choro, a Brazilian instrumental music style that dates back to the mid-19th century – instruments such as the mandolin, viola caipira and cavaquinho all join in the fun here. Bach, Johann Sebastian / orch. Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences. Get this from a library! Enough said, really. Probably one of the most famous pieces of organ music in the world, Bach’s mighty Toccata and Fugue was transcribed for full orchestra in the 1920s by Leopold Stokowski. Elgar was hopeful that Richard Strauss would orchestrate the opening Fantasia. Bach first arrived there in 1709 at the behest of Duke Wilhelm Ernst and quickly impressed both the Duke and the residents of the town with his prodigious skills as an organist. Bach/Elgar, Fantasia and Fugue This music and or audio is not accessible due to copyright violations . Elgar died on February 23, 1934 at the age of seventy-six and was buried next to his wife, Alice, at St. Wulstan’s Roman Catholic Church in Little Malvern, Woostershire. by Elgar from J. S. Bach's "Fugue for Organ in C Minor, BWV 537") von Sir Edward Elgar/Royal Albert Hall Orchestra bei Amazon Music. Garry Booth reviewed the album in the April 2018 issue of BBC Music Magazine, writing ‘the original compositions’ densely woven two-handed runs with bittersweet phrasings and accents are a richly satisfying counterpoint to the nuanced but respectful Bach pieces’. Strauss would orchestrate the Fantasia and Elgar would work on the Fugue. Prelude (Fantasia) and Fugue in C minor Alt ernative. Fugue (Arr. Elgar – Fantasia and Fugue in C minor. Fugue (Arr. Already have an account with us? The Bach/Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor premiered at the Gloucester Festival on September 7, 1922, under Elgar’s direction. Save when you subscribe today and get your magazine + CD delivered direct to your door from the UK! Michael Beek, reviews editor. Recorded with Spitfire Studio Winds, Spitfire Studio Brass, and Spitfire Chamber Strings, with VSL percussion and harp and Berlin Strings First Chairs, with Embertone Fischer Viola and Blakus Cello solos. Elgar completed his section in the spring of 1921, … In the Lord put I … British composer Sir Edward Elgar arranged it for large orchestra 200 years later in 1922. You can unsubscribe at any time. 86 [7:37] Edward Elgar: Royal Albert Hall Orchestra-Disque Gramophone W 749 [matrices CR 346/7] Biddulph Recordings 83069/70 Pearl 9951 Pearl Keep exploring! Edward Elgar transcription of J. S. Bach BWV 537WTAMU Symphony OrchestraMark Bartley, conductorNorthen Recital HallWest Texas A&M UniversityCanyon, Texas Our gradings should be taken only as a rough guide. Fantasia and Fugue by J.S. Fantasia and Fugue in C minor / (Bach/Elgar) PPN (Katalog-ID): 510800823 Werktitel: Elgar, Edward. Elgar’s orchestration is magical, taking one of Bach’s most austere organ works and giving it a tender, nostalgic touch – the use of the harp in the Fantasia is divine, as is the lead into the fugue with plangent oboe… The fugue itself romps along from its opening strident strings to blasting brass. 86 (1921) J.S. This is in the form of a PDF file which you will be able to download to your computer or device immediately after purchase together with a licence authorising the use of the file for one copy only. Title Name Translations Fantasia e fuga in do minore BWV 537; Fantaisie et fugue BWV 537; Fantasi og fuge i c-moll, BWV 537; Фантазия и фуга до минор (BWV 537); 幻想曲とフーガ BWV537: Name Aliases BWV 537: Authorities Wikipedia: Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian It is highly probable that Johann Sebastian Bach wrote this piece for organ during his tenure as organist in Weimar (possibly around 1708), although there is no definitive proof of it. It accompanies live footage of the orchestra, illuminated by unusual patterns of light, followed by a section of rather abstract animation! 86: II. The item Fantasia and fugue in C minor, by J. S. Bach ; transcribed for full orchestra by Edward Elgar represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Bowdoin College Library. Elgar was in his later years when he composed this arrangement of Bach's Fantasia in C minor in 1922. Bach. Though ingenious arrangements of works such as the Double Violin Concerto in D minor and Brandenburg Concerto No. B = Grade 3 to 5 Bach orch. But there is one particular piece that I keep coming back to: August Stradal’s arrangement of the Andante from JS Bach’s Organ (or Trio) Sonata No. Watch on YouTube with score mapping: Elgar's Enigma Theme with Bach's 'Ein feste Burg' BWV 80 [1:15] To learn more about these intriguing discoveries, visit: Elgar's Enigma Theme Unmasked Links: Title: Description: Author/Webmaster: Johann Sebastian Bach : Fantasia and Fugue in C minor Chester Novello-- After hearing Bach’s improvisations, the 97-year-old Dutch organist, Johann Adam Reinken, said, “I thought this skill had died out, but I see it lives on in you.” It’s believed that one of the works Bach performed on this occasion was the mighty Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542. Composed By – Elgar* A [Beginning] B [Conclusion] C: Fantasia And Fugue In C Minor, Op 86 Composed By – J.S. 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